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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English



  • Washington (D.C.)


  • Brinkley, David.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Washington (D.C.),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Large type books.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Brinkley.
LC ClassificationsD769.85.D6 B75 1988b
The Physical Object
Pagination561 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages561
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2047872M
ISBN 100896211908
LC Control Number88025125

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